Rhode Island Fire Towers
Shannock Hill Tower

Shannock Hill Tower
in 2004
(photo courtesy Peter Harrison)

Town: Richmond
County: Washington
Mountain or Hill: Shannock Hill
Height above sea level: 290 FT
Tower Structure Height: 80 FT
Latitude: 41-27-67
Longitude: 71-38-28
First date of operation: 1926
Type: Steel Tower

Other Photos

Shannock Hill Tower in 1990
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)



  • The original tower was build of steel and used until 1968 when the current 80 FT tower replaced it.
  • This tower is standing today in good condition.


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